The Harriman Institute at Columbia University is one of the world's leading academic institutions devoted to Russian, Eurasian and East European studies. Our mission is to serve our community at the university and beyond by supporting research, instruction, and dialogue, sponsoring vibrant and multidisciplinary events that bring together our extraordinary resources of faculty, students, and alumni. We are committed to training the next generation of regional specialists to play leadership roles in setting the academic and scholarly agenda, making policy and challenging accepted truths about how we study our rapidly changing world.

Sep
18
Monday, September 18, 2017
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College; Director, Harriman Institute Program on U.S.-Russia Relations, appeared on NPR's 1A with Joshua Johnson, to discuss Russian propaganda and the RT and Sputnik media networks. You can hear her segment 30 minutes into the program.
Sep
14
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College; Director, Harriman Institute Program on U.S.-Russia Relations, warns against the dangers posed by Ukraine's volunteer militias in an essay co-authored with Olga Oliker (Center for Strategic & International Studies), published in the War on the Rocks policy blog.
Sep
14
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Dennis Tenen (Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Co-Founder of Columbia's Group for Experimental Research Methods in the Humanities) is the author of "Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation," published this summer by Stanford University Press.
Sep
12
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
In the fall of 2016, facilitated by a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Harriman Institute launched an intensive two-year project to expand the study of Russia across the social sciences at Columbia University and the greater New York university community.
Sep
8
Friday, September 8, 2017
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College; Director, Harriman Institute Program on U.S.-Russia Relations, discusses, with dw.com, the online platform for the German newspaper Deutsche Welle, the implications of Facebook's recent disclosure of a possible Russia-linked political advertising campaign.
Sep
12
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
An exhibition of photographs from the personal archive of Turkmen artist Durdy Bayramov. Exhibit hours are Monday–Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM.
Sep
26
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University for a presentation by Mariana Budjeryn (Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center).
Oct
2
Monday, October 2, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with Yulia Kleiman, Senior Lecturer at the Russian State Institute of Performing Arts and Chief Editor of the cultural journal Petersburg Theatergoer.
Oct
4
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
12:00pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building)
Please join us for a talk with David L. Phillips, Director, Program on Peace-building and Human Rights, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University.
Oct
5
Thursday, October 5, 2017
6:00pm
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)
Please join us for a screening of the documentary film I Came to Testify, followed by a discussion with filmmaker and media executive Pamela Hogan, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson, Chief of Cabinet and Spokesperson for the High-Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Nihal Saad, and film producer and President of the Post-Conflict Research Center Velma Šarić. The discussion will be moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute).